Despite an influx of new materials for facades, wood continues to find a major number of takers in the premium class of buildings. Why is wood still coveted as a façade material? According to Parul Mittal, Director, Greenlam Industries, wood has long been a building Read more...
From eliminating use of silicon sealants in ACP façade construction, to using media façade system to make buildings communicate, creating a façade to cleverly convey a building's intent and trade, or referencing a university's engineering activities within Read more...
SHAU, a multi-awarded rising architecture practice, started a mission: to rekindle interest in books by offering a designed place for reading, paired with multiple community activities. In 2012, the '100 Microlibraries'program was initiated to make learning attractive and Read more...
Going beyond eye-catching exteriors, facades are being designed for transparency, sustainability, thermal insulation, protection against high winds, and even climate-responsiveness. Facade design in architecture has established its significance as one of the primary design Read more...
EControl Dimmable Glass
The dimmable solar control glass from EControl-Glas (Plauen, Germany) provides shading without stopping all the daylight from entering the building. And with solar factors below 10%, it also effectively protects against overheating in summer. It is equally suitable Read more...